• Trades

    Bricklaying and Masonry Repair @ SCQF5 (Corsehill Gardens)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 5

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

Course Availability

This course is taking applications for waiting list only.


At the moment, we are only offering waiting list places for this course.

Take the next step into construction with our Level 5 course in Bricklaying and Masonry Repair at Corsehill Gardens in Ayr. Discover the fundamentals of masonry repair while gaining hands-on experience in a supportive learning environment. The skills you'll gain here are in high demand.

Entry Requirements

  • No formal qualifications or experience are needed to join this course. A genuine interest in construction, specifically in masonry repair is essential
  • An interview with us

Course Content

With practical learning, you can master the art of masonry repair and bricklaying. Throughout the course, you may:

  • learn to prepare a stone wall for new lime mortar pointing
  • gain skills in applying lime mortar pointing
  • explore bricklaying, starting with half-brick walling
  • gain expertise in creating gravel paths and progress to laying slabs and short, paved footpaths
  • work on a real craft project within the picturesque walled garden at Corsehill Gardens
  • develop essential skills for employment, including teamwork and a comprehensive understanding of construction site operations

Next Steps and Career Opportunities

When you’ve finished the course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to Construction (Bricklaying) at Level 4 or Level 5
  • seek apprenticeships to start your career in construction

Why Choose This Course?

By choosing this course, you may:

  • acquire practical skills in masonry repair and bricklaying, setting the foundation for a rewarding career.
  • explore the construction industry, understanding different trades and roles within building projects.
  • develop transferable essential skills in communication, numeracy, ICT, teamwork, and problem-solving.
  • engage in real craft projects, applying your newly acquired skills in a meaningful context.

This course opens doors to various opportunities in the construction sector.

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